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eɪˈsɛk ʃu əlasex·u·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. asexual, nonsexualadjective

    not having or involving sex

    "an asexual spore"; "asexual reproduction"


  1. Asexualadjective

    not involving sexual activity or sexual attraction; as, an asexual friendship.

    Etymology: [Pref. a- not + sexual.]


  1. asexualnoun

    A species which reproduces by asexual rather than sexual reproduction, or a member of such a species.

  2. asexualnoun

    A person who does not experience sexual attraction; a person who lacks interest in or desire for sex.

  3. asexualadjective

    Having no distinct sex, having no sexual organs.

  4. asexualadjective

    Without sexual action; reproducing by some other method than sex.

    asexual reproduction

  5. asexualadjective

    Not sexual in nature, not marked by sexual activity. (Compare Platonic.)

  6. asexualadjective

    Not experiencing sexual attraction; lacking interest in or desire for sex.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Asexualadjective

    having no distinct sex; without sexual action; as, asexual reproduction. See Fission and Gemmation

    Etymology: [Pref. a- not + sexual.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Asexual

    a-seks′ū-al, adj. without sex, once applied to cryptogams—agamic. [Gr. a, neg., and Sexual.]


  1. Asexual

    applied where the reproductive organs are incompletely developed and eggs or young are produced by cell-budding: = parthenogenetic.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of asexual in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of asexual in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of asexual in a Sentence

  1. Heather Runyan:

    For a long time I thought I was a late bloomer, i thought that I should feel attraction, but I didn't, so I felt like I was broken. When people asked, I just told them I was happy single and didn't feel the need to date. In my head, I often referred to myself as asexual, but I didn't realize that it was a valid orientation.

  2. Brian Langevin:

    Regardless of any specific reason that someone might be identifying as asexual, their identity is valid, they probably put a lot of time and thought into that decision, so it's best to take that at face value and recognize that they understand their identity better than you do.

  3. Ellie Carlin:

    Before the advancement of technology I believe many who now identify as asexual knew they were somehow different from their peers but never truly understood themselves, however since the founding of AVEN and its website, many asexuals have gathered to better understand themselves. It was finally a place where you realized you weren't alone, nor were you a freak.

  4. Heather Runyan:

    We exist. That may sound simple, but too often when someone says they are asexual, the first response from others is to deny or question it, it also sends the message that there is something wrong with us. I do not need to be fixed or cured, I am asexual and that's OK.

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